Sony Corporation, is a Japanese conglomerate corporation known by its consumer electronics. Its headquarters are located in Konan, Minato in Tokyo. Sony was founded in 1946 by Ibuka Masaru and Morita Akio and was originally named Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo (Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation). Sony’s services include consumer and professional electronics, gaming and network, entertainment, and financial services. Sony is the owner of the largest music, entertainment, and game console businesses in the world. Sony is made up of Sony pictures, Sony Mobile, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Sony Music Group, and Sony Financial Holdings. Sony is the fifth biggest television manufacturer following after Samsung, LG, TLC, and Hisense.
Sony’s headquarters are located in Sony City within Minato, Tokyo in Japan. Sony has other regional offices in Japan, the United States, Belgium, Brazil, Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, and Greece. Sony has in total 61 office locations that are spread across 46 countries around the world.
The popular products Sony creates today are game and network Services with the launch of various video game consoles, music production, pictures production for television and film entertainment, home entertainment and sound systems, and imaging products and solutions. Other Sony products include mobile communications, semiconductors, as well as providing financial services.
Sony was founded during the Second World War in 1946. Sony was founded by Masaru Ibuka and started as an electronics shop in Shirokiya, a department store building in the Nihonbashi area of Tokyo. Sony started with a total of 8 employees and Masaru Ibuka was later joined by Akio Morita.